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're at the new york state museum. this is our gallery that's dedicated to the history of september 11th and the attacks in new york at the world trade center. we decided with the gallery to tell the story, um, for the first moments of the attacks using objects and photographs from the world trade center site. um, this is a piece of steel from the south tower, the world trade center floors 7-9. we put it in a place where the public can actually come and touch it. it gives the visitor a real tangible experience. this is a piece of steel from the north towers, floors 71-74. this is a dramatically bent piece of steel, it's -- this is within ten floors of the impact of flight 11 on the north tower, and again, you can see the openings where the windows would have been and pieces of this metal strip that would have held the aluminum clad on the front of the building. every piece of steel is marked so you know which building, which floor and which side of the building it's on. so we researched that after we took in some steel. this one we picked because it was so close to impact, um, and becaus
worse. senator schumer of new york joined the debate arguing may 10th, 2005 saying, quote q the the basic makeup of the senate is at state, what americans prize are at stake. the idea of bipartisanship, where you have to come together, and not just ram everything through because you have a narrow majority is at stake. the very things we treasure and love about this grand republic are at stake. senator durbin argued, quote, those who would attack and destroy the institution of the filibuster are attacking the force within the senate that creates imroms and bipartisanship. there's an event in 2005, april 20, 2005, at the center for american process called "going nuclear: the threat to the system of the checks and balances," with a speak by robert byrd of west virginia citing the long history of the filibuster that proceeded our republic saying, quote, in my 53 years in congress, i've never seen a matter that came before the congress, before the senate, or the house as a matter of fact that is so dangerous, so out of the mainstream, so radical as this one, obstructive tactics i
some kind of a test before they can -- >> host: like driving a car. >>> a former "new york times" editor. "living with guns" a liberal's case for the second amendment. saturday night at 10:00 eastern on booktv after words. >>> up next on c-span2, discussion on raising medicare eligibility age. later debate on how to improve the quality and safety of health care in the u.s. tomorrow a senate panel looking at computer stock trading using private exchanges. this practice is sometimes called dark pool trading because details of the trades are concealed from the public. live coverage from the senate banking security begins at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3. later in the day here on c-span2 remarks from leon panetta at the national press club. he was in afghanistan last week. live coverage 1:00 p.m. eastern. next a discussion on the possible benefits of consequences of raising the medicare eligibility age to 67. medicare's eligibility age has been discussed as part of a comprise package to reduce the federal debt and avoid the fiscal cliff. we hear from the kyeser family foundation and t
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